One who bathes a dead person is under an obligation to take a bath?

Book:

The Book of the Ruling of the Deceased - كتاب أحكام الميت

Chapter:

Bathing the Deceased

Topic/Issue:2004 - One who bathes a dead person is under an obligation to take a bath?
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam ShafiHe is not obliged to batheTradition of Asma where when she bathed Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, she went out and asked those of the Muhajirun and the Ansar who were present saying, "I am fasting and this is a very cold day, so do I have to bathe ?" They said, "No"

Tradition of Abu Hurayra, according to most of the scholars as reported by Abu Umar, is not authentic.
Others:
some juristOne who bathes a dead person is under an obligation to take a bathNarration from Abu Huraira
Evidences :Hadith of Abu Huraira [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship, Salah, Prayer,Dead,Bathe, After Washing
See Also:Case of persons who are martyred by robbers or who die in a war with people other than the polytheists.
Woman dying among men or a man dying among women when there is no spouse
Husband bathing wife
References:1[pg:264]
Last Updated:2011-01-30

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